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ERIC Number: ED457980
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
WIC in the States: Twenty-Five Years of Building a Healthier America.
Henchy, Geri; Weill, Jim; Parker, Lynn
This report is one in a series by the Food Research and Action Center celebrating the achievements of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in its 25-year history. The report documents the growth in WIC participation nationally and in each state during the program's history. Following a brief discussion of the program, its history, and some of its achievements in reducing rates of low birth weight and infant mortality, the report consists of three sets of data: (1) a one-page national WIC profile of participation over the history of the WIC program; (2) 51 state WIC profiles (for 50 states and the District of Columbia) of participation over the history of the WIC program; and (3) data tables (appended) providing the national and state data on a year-by-year basis. (EV)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: General Mills Foundation, Wayzata, MN.
Authoring Institution: Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC.